updated 12/29/2010 AT 2:40 PM ET
•originally published 12/31/2010 AT 6:00 AM ET
I’m Still Here schemers Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix met two pals for dinner at Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles. The well-dressed foursome sat in the middle of the dining room, and cordially greeted a few friends who stopped by to say hello.
Chicago’s hometown boy John Cusack stopped by the opening of the Windy City’s newest restaurant, Salatino’s, Tuesday night. The actor and a group of friends split a selection of entrées and watched the Packers vs. Eagles football game in the eatery’s bar area. Before leaving, he signed a menu for staffers.
Touchdown! Reality starlet Kristin Cavallari and her boyfriend, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, celebrated his big win over the New York Jets with dinner at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago. The bundled-up pair joined two friends, and ordered up Alaskan king crab legs and a 24-oz. dry-aged bone-in rib eye steak.
Kevin Bacon and wife Kyra Sedgwick treated their kids to dinner at Eden South Beach in Miami Monday night. The group snagged an indoor booth, and spent nearly two hours catching up over martinis, macadamia-crusted salmon, saffron risotto and other specialties. “Kevin was really nice to people who recognized him,” a source tells PEOPLE.
Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh joined her family for some skiing atop Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain. The actress patiently waited on the slope’s long lines, and doted over her nieces, who sported child-sized skis and later took a sleigh ride around the mountain.
Nia Vardalos popped in to the Ice Palace at the Beverly Center with her daughter, taking in the sights of the 30-ft.-tall Narnia-themed structure, which features snowfalls and multimedia exhibits from the film.
By JENNIFER GARCIA, KATE HOGAN, CHRISTINE KILPATRICK, LINDA MARX and CYNTHIA WANG